Sudan police fire tear gas, disperse protests over soldiers' retirement

2020-02-20 20:06

Sudanese police fired tear gas on Thursday at hundreds of protesters in Khartoum calling for the reinstatement of soldiers forced into retirement after having voiced support for last year's revolution.

Sudan bans newspapers, TV stations over Bashir ties

2020-01-07 23:00

Sudan banned two newspapers and two television stations on Tuesday, saying they had received funding from the government of former president Omar al-Bashir who was ousted last year following protests.

Sudanese celebrate, demand justice on uprising anniversary

2019-12-19 18:36

Exuberant crowds have taken to the streets of Sudan to celebrate the first anniversary of the uprising that toppled veteran autocrat Omar al-Bashir and to demand justice for slain protesters.

Melanie Verwoerd | The smell of blood and fear: Why we need to be part of the ICC

2019-11-20 07:27

President Cyril Ramaphosa has to be seen to implement or at least take the ANC resolutions seriously to avoid criticism from his detractors. But this is a very dangerous game, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Sudan's ousted leader Omar al-Bashir, aides to face charges for 'plotting' 1989 coup

2019-11-13 18:05

Sudanese authorities have filed new charges against ousted leader Omar al-Bashir and some of his aides for 'plotting' the 1989 coup that brought him to power, according to the country's protest movement.

Sudan's PM calls for US to drop 'terror' blacklisting

2019-09-04 20:18

Sudan's new premier has called for the United States to drop his country from its state sponsors of terrorism list, insisting it was crucial to economic revival.

'Tasgut bas' to Rihanna's tweets: How Sudan's protests went viral

2019-08-12 21:25

Social media has told Sudan's story, with messages by protesters winning the attention of the diaspora and celebrities.

What does Sudan's constitutional declaration say?

2019-08-06 05:34

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Sudan's capital, Khartoum, chanting revolutionary songs and waving national flags after the country's military rulers and opposition coalition signed a hard-won constitutional declaration.

UN freezes decrease of Sudan peace mission

2019-06-27 20:58

The UN Security Council has agreed on a four-month pause in the decrease of a peacekeeping mission from Sudan's Darfur region as leaders in Khartoum press on with difficult talks on a political transition.

Khartoum sit-in may be gone, but its dream of a democratic Sudan remains

2019-06-12 22:09

Protest camp in Khartoum may be gone, but it'll always be the place that brought together people who dared to think of a different Sudan.


Sudan's Bashir dodged war crimes charges for a decade

2020-02-11 20:21

Sudan's Omar al-Bashir spent a decade flouting international arrest warrants on war crimes charges, travelling overseas in open defiance of the International Criminal Court.

Sudan free from Bashir but effects of sanctions linger

2019-12-20 16:36

A year after the start of a protest movement that led to the fall of dictator Omar al-Bashir, Sudan is looking for a fresh start - but its economy is in recession.

Sudan's deposed Bashir questioned over 1989 coup: lawyer

2019-12-10 20:35

Sudan's former president Omar al-Bashir has appeared before a prosecutors' committee over the 1989 coup that brought him to power, his lawyer says.

Sudan's youths back on the streets - to ease bus crisis

2019-11-14 18:07

After a year of mass protests that toppled an autocratic leader, Sudan faces a new kind of chaos - a public transport crisis that's leaving thousands stranded by the dusty roadside.

First Sudan cabinet since Omar al-Bashir sworn in

2019-09-09 18:54

Sudan has sworn in its first cabinet since the removal of former president Omar al-Bashir in April following nationwide protests against his rule.

Sudan PM to announce new cabinet 'within 48 hours'

2019-09-03 19:40

Sudan's new premier will unveil the first cabinet since veteran leader Omar al-Bashir's overthrow within 48 hours, the country's ruling body says, after the transition process was hit by delays.

Sudan's military, protest leaders sign constitutional declaration

2019-08-08 22:11

Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders have signed a constitutional declaration that paves the way for a transition to civilian rule.

Rights group urges Sudan military to ensure safety during rallies

2019-06-28 21:30

An international rights group has demanded Sudan's military rulers guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a deadly military crackdown that has left more than 100 people dead since early June.

WATCH: Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ousting

2019-06-16 21:12

Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was Sunday seen in public for the first time since being ousted, as he was driven in an armed convoy to the prosecutor's office.

Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown

2019-06-05 22:04

Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demonstrators called a "bloody massacre" by security forces.

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